The Booster Redux

Final thoughts

Final thoughts

Story by Kali Poenitske, Editor in Chief

May 4, 2018

After the Building Leadership Team (BLT) discussed the consistent number of tardies and absences, the solution of finals exemption was brought up. “We started talking about tardies being an issue. There were 40 to 50 kids in the hall when the bell rang,” principal Phil Bressler said. As a ...

Bidding farewell to our seniors

Bidding farewell to our seniors

May 4, 2018

2018 marks the largest graduating class in student publications, with 20 seniors. Here are their final goodbyes to Room 604.

Following in Dylan’s footsteps

Following in Dylan’s footsteps

Story by Nicole Konopelko, Managing Editor

April 25, 2018

Last Thursday, junior athlete Joel Kafka boarded a school bus to the Robert Plaster Center’s indoor football field. But this time, he didn’t come to jump over track bars or throw a football across the field. Instead, he stood on the sidelines and high-fived Special Olympic athletes as they threw...

Walking out to speak up

Walking out to speak up

Story by Maddie Baden and Susana Canales

April 6, 2018

The clock struck 10:00 on March 14, students rose from their seats, walked down the halls and assembled in the courtyard. The high school was one of around 3,000 schools, according to USA Today, across the nation to participate in this walkout in response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting o...

Graduated admission

Graduated admission

Story by Gina Mathew, Editor In Chief

April 6, 2018

Along with caps, gowns and tassels, seniors will receive tickets to deliver to family and friends for graduation. Administration opted to reserve the commencement ceremony as a ticketed event this year following discussions on reduced occupancy levels in the main gymnasium. Construction in the gym over the summer incl...

Stepping into the light

Stepping into the light

Story by The Booster Redux Staff

March 8, 2018

The eight students featured on this page have undergone, and are going through, battles. The events and situations in these students’ lives have been overshadowed by views of society. By sharing their stories with the Booster Redux, they have exited the shadows and stepped into the light. &...

Students discuss viewpoints on gun regulations

Students discuss viewpoints on gun regulations

Story by The Booster Redux Staff

March 8, 2018

In light of recent events, the Booster Redux asked students and teachers about their opinions regarding gun control and safety. These are their responses.   Addy Campbell, sophomore "We are having an issue here, and people are dying. From one hunter to another, I understand that there...

Hoping to enact change

Hoping to enact change

Story by The Booster Redux Staff

March 8, 2018

As we’re sure you can tell, this issue does not resemble our typical monthly coverage. Our staff members felt an inherent obligation to address not only our nation’s divisive political climate, but also to bring to the forefront our society’s apparent inability to speak responsibly about controv...

#METOO

#METOO

Story by Journey Jaramillo, Managing Editor

March 5, 2018

The stories described sexual assaults that took place at home, church, the workplace and on school property. These are their stories. 

Wrestling a new challenge

Wrestling a new challenge

Story by Kali Poenitske and Matthew Moore

February 5, 2018

After he removes his prosthetic leg, sophomore Coby Fryar inches onto the wrestling mat. “I go up to the [registration] table, and I take my leg off right there,” Coby said. “Then, I'll crawl onto the mat and put my left foot up and my right knee down and go from there.” Coby was born ...

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